Children

Working Method.
Koolen didn't like to paint from a photo. Sometimes he used photographs only for clothing if the sitter had less time for the sessions.
Even children he painted preferably live however sometimes it required a lot of patience.

 

 

Child 1

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Child with her favorite doll (Maddy Jongen), oil on canvas, 1943

 

 

Child 2

 

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Lucas with ball, oil on canvas, 1953

 

 

Child 3

 

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Child in white dress (Mabel Reesink), Oil on canvas, 1949 (present existence unknown)

 

 

 

Child 4

 

Lucas with toy blocks and fruit, oil on canvas, 1952

 

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